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We need your vote to launch innovative community project in Los Angeles

September 2nd, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

Audubon California has partnered with Los Angeles-based Audubon chapters to submit an exciting project to the LA2050 Initiative. Building on the work we’re doing with young people in the area, we’re proposing to support teens as they highlight the amazing birds that inhabit the city’s parks, and create connections between residents and nature that haven’t […]

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Audubon chapters spread the love of birds through summer programs

August 17th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Nature education and activities

Loved this article about the Santa Clara Audubon Society’s summer program for kids. This is just one example of the terrific programs for young people run by local Audubon chapters up and down the state. These folks are doing a marvelous job sparking a love of birds and nature that will last these young peoples’ […]

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They started out as strangers but a deep love of the environment brought them together

May 29th, 2014 · Comments Off · Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary

Guest post by Marisela Alvarez Education and Engagement Manager, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary  On Friday, May 16th the Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary celebrated their first ever Audubon Youth Leaders graduating. The elegant event took place in the Lyford House in honor of our six Youth Leaders Kacie Cox, Richard Serrano Diaz, Mario […]

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Bay area kids turn out in force to support ocean conservation and birds

May 20th, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird Habitat, Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, S.F. Bay

More than 800 students from San Francisco and Marin County schools came to the rescue of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach this morning. They had already learned about the ocean, watersheds, how important it is to keep them clean and healthy (no matter where they live), and their own impact on the marine environment. This morning, […]

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April 26: Audubon Kern River Preserve Spring Nature Festival

April 24th, 2014 · Comments Off · Important Bird Areas, Kern River Preserve, Nature education and activities, spring migration

Spring is here and the birds are moving from their wintering grounds in Central and South America to the breeding grounds North America. Spring will be short this year so get out and enjoy the Kern River Preserve. Share on Facebook

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Los Angeles leads all U.S. counties in nationwide bird count

March 21st, 2014 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Bird L.A., Birding, Nature education and activities

Already known for the movie business, freeways and surfing, Los Angeles may need to add another one to the list: birdwatching. With the recent release of data from February’s Great Backyard Bird Count, a nationwide birding event, comes news that Los Angeles led all United States counties in the number of reports and species. During the […]

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Most bird-friendly California cities

August 29th, 2013 · 1 Comment · Audubon at Home, Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird conservation, Birding, How to help birds, Local Policy, Nature education and activities

Thank you to everyone who voted for their city (remember this list is purely derived from votes), we really delighted in reading every response. It’s good to know that so many California cities are providing a safe place for birds. Without further ado, here are the top five most bird-friendly cities: Share on Facebook

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WINGS Internship at Debs Park – Emily Cobar

August 16th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized, urban conservation

The Audubon Center at Debs Park is proud to have worked with 3 incredible interns this summer.  These Audubon WINGS Conservation Education Interns help us develop and deliver our summer camp program to the community.   Over the course of the summer these interns work with nearly 200 kids, helping them see the natural world in […]

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Richardson Bay is worth a visit this summer

August 15th, 2013 · Comments Off · Black Oystercatcher, Important Bird Areas, Nature education and activities, Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary, S.F. Bay

Although birds and people alike best know Richardson Bay as highly desirable wintertime waterbird habitat, our sanctuary waters are teeming with life during the summer as well. The brackish waters of our bay sustain a multitude of creatures just beneath the surface and many above as well. All summer long, leopard sharks have surprised and […]

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Really dig this

July 31st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Birding, Nature education and activities

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Layers of Learning at Debs Park

July 5th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon Center at Debs Park, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, urban conservation, Volunteer

Since 2005, the Audubon Center at Debs Park in Los Angeles has provided the opportunity for young people to connect with nature through a summer day camp programs.  Now, it’s not all fun and games, Audubon believes that outdoor learning and exploration is very important to help cultivate the next generation of conservationists, but it […]

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Want to learn how to draw a bird fast?

June 23rd, 2013 · Comments Off · Nature education and activities

Here you go, courtesy some very old clip art: Share on Facebook

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Los Angeles Teen Recognized for Audubon Volunteerism

May 22nd, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, Audubon Watchlist, Bird conservation, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities, Uncategorized

Long time Audubon Center at Debs Park volunteer Patty Cortes has been recognized by the Highland Park Ebell Club for her efforts to make her community a better place. Currently a senior in high school, Patty will be attending Humboldt State University in the fall, studying ecology.  She will be the first person in her […]

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Great story about the value of nature to urban kids

March 1st, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Chapters, Bird L.A., Nature education and activities

Terrific story out of Los Angeles about how a native garden at a public school downtown is doing the kids a world of good. Share on Facebook

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Debs Park and the nature of the city

February 4th, 2013 · Comments Off · Audubon California, Audubon Center at Debs Park, National Audubon Society, Nature education and activities

Great article in the Los Angeles Times today from Jessica Garrison about how Debs Park is a unique bit of nature amid urban L.A. She notes the important role of the Audubon Center at Debs Park in connecting Angelenos to nature: Then, in 2001, Hernandez and his successor, Councilman Ed Reyes, worked with the Audubon Society […]

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